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Roberto Tallarita

Assistant Professor of Law

Roberto Tallarita
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Roberto Tallarita is an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Before being named an assistant professor, he served as a Lecturer on Law,  Associate Director of the Program on Corporate Governance, and Terence M. Considine Senior Fellow in Law and Economics. He teaches and writes on corporate law and governance, and on the political and moral dimensions of markets and corporations.

Professor Tallarita’s current and recent research focuses on ton the corporate governance of AI, ESG investments and stewardship, stakeholder governance, corporate political spending, and CEO political preferences. His academic papers appear or are forthcoming in the Business Lawyer, Cornell Law Review, Harvard Business Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, Journal of Corporation Law, Journal of Legal Analysis, Southern California Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online, Vanderbilt Law Review, and Yale Journal on Regulation. He has also published articles for a broader audience in The Atlantic, the Boston Review, and the Harvard Business Review. His research has been featured, among other places, in Bloomberg Opinion, the Economist, the Financial Times, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.

Prior to joining Harvard, Professor Tallarita spent more than a decade in private practice, working on transnational corporate deals at leading law firms in Europe and the United States, including as as an associate in the corporate and M&A group of Kirkland & Ellis in New York, and as a partner at a leading Italian law firm.

Professor Tallarita has law degree from the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, and a doctorate from Harvard Law School.